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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby Benhamine » Thu Jan 12, 2012 6:56 am

Minute and a half improvement! Very boss good sir.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby Zelenn » Fri Jan 13, 2012 10:56 am

Wow. You sir, are an inspiration. Its nice to see someone else on here beating themselves senseless in the name of health. Thanks for checking out my log, I'll be following yours as well.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby wwitzel3 » Fri Jan 13, 2012 6:09 pm

Week 2
L1D3 / 2012-01-13

Warmup: Light skipping and arm circles.

I completed 1 clean pull-up, the rest were assisted using a chair at a 3:1 ratio. Did all the pushups and squats, though I felt the pushups on 20 and 21, first time I felt a burn from them.

Total time: 3:33

This is 14 seconds off my previous L1D3 time, so I am happy with that.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby Benhamine » Sat Jan 14, 2012 11:22 pm

Very nice sir! I had to do my day early yesterday so I didn't get to check for your log but nice improvement! It's good to feel the burn. That means it's working :P
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby wwitzel3 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 9:00 am

I drank too much yesterday to do L1D1, so I will be doing it today. Which will make it back to back with my C25K run. And I still plan on doing L1D2 tomorrow. Should be interesting to see how that impacts my results.

Wanted to update my C25K results. On Thursday I did another 2 miles, with a 9:51 pace. Then Saturday morning I did 2.5 miles with a 10:20 pace. So I added a whole half mile but only added 30 seconds to my time. Pretty pleased with that.

I am about to set off for a run right now and later tonight I am going to do the L1D1. I imagine my total will be much lower, since I am doing it the same day I am doing a run.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby wwitzel3 » Tue Jan 17, 2012 1:42 pm

Week 3
L1D1 / 2012-01-17

I did my C25K today. I ran 2.75 miles with a 9:30 min/mi pace. Pretty happy with that result.

I managed to squeak out 36 rounds on L1D1 today. Improvement of 2 over last week, but not bad considering I took a run before doing the workout. The first 9 pull-ups I did were clean, no assistance. That is a good sign and I think I will be able to do the 10 pull-ups for Level 1 Day 3 in the next couple weeks. I refuse to go to Level 2 until I can do 10 pull-ups.

Today is also a weigh in day. Weight was 291 lbs. That is 2 lbs less than when I started. My tone and general fitness is WAY up! I feel better and I am making better choices about food (mostly). Once I drop to 275 I will move to weighing myself once a month as I reach for my target of 245. I've also decided that when I hit 245 I am going to pick two new suits for myself to celebrate :)

I got L1D2 tomorrow. Wish me luck!
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby Benhamine » Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:05 pm

Congrats on the improvement! Tomorrow's going to be fun coming off a big workout day like that! Missed seeing your results yesterday but glad you got the day in today. Look forward to seeing the results tomorrow.

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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby wwitzel3 » Wed Jan 18, 2012 7:15 pm

Week 3
L1D2 / 2012-01-18

I did the 5 rounds in 3:46. Almost a minute improvement over last week. A lot of that has to do with the running I've been doing. I am not gassing as soon as I was before. Now with the faster pace I am starting to hit some more muscle fatigue which feels great.

I have a early morning run tomorrow at 7:30AM, want to see how running in the morning compares to running in the evening. I will post how I far.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby Benhamine » Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:26 am

Great work on the minute improvement! I hope the run went well...I just can't pull my ass out of bed early enough to work out in the morning. I wish I could.

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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby moizkader » Thu Jan 19, 2012 11:17 am

Fantastic going, really impressed with the improvements. I hope I start seeing similar results soon but even though I'm 100lbs lighter than you I think I have the strength of a small child and therefore have some catching up to do.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby KTG » Fri Jan 20, 2012 6:00 am

Great job! I'm glad to hear the running is helping. The running and simplefit is a great combination.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby wwitzel3 » Sun Jan 22, 2012 8:37 am

Week 3
L1D3 / 2012-01-22

I felt great this morning after taking an extra day off. I was a little sore from running, simplefit, and then spending 10 hours in a car the next day. So I made a judgement call to take Friday and Saturday off.

I managed to finish L1D3 in 2:17. I did the first 6 pull-ups with no assistance! 4 traditional pull-ups, 2 chin-ups .. then I kipped for 2 more, and used assistance on the last 2. Feel really good about those results at his weight.

I have a run later today that I am looking forward to and thanks to everyone for all the encouragement.
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby KTG » Sun Jan 22, 2012 4:47 pm

Nice work!

With all of that extra time for L1D3 I wonder if you could have put in a little more rest time and done the last two pull-ups without the assistance and still have made it under 5 minutes?
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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby Benhamine » Mon Jan 23, 2012 5:10 am

KTG wrote:Nice work!

With all of that extra time for L1D3 I wonder if you could have put in a little more rest time and done the last two pull-ups without the assistance and still have made it under 5 minutes?


This is what I was thinking. You have a lot of time to work with there! Nice improvements!

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Re: wwitzel3's Log

Postby wwitzel3 » Mon Jan 23, 2012 9:22 am

Oh is the goal to just do it in under 5 minutes without assistance? I guess that's good to know, I just really want to do 10 pull-ups in a row before moving on. We will see how today goes :)
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